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tomolonight

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Pls correct and explain me:

  1. You need to do more revisions / revision.
  2. You need to learn the subject matters / matter.
 

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The singular should be used in both sentences. However I’d simply say, “You need to revise more,” and, “You need to learn the subject.”
 
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Can anyone explain why both need to use singular in those sentences?
 

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As an NES but not a teacher:

1. "Revisions" tends to mean "corrections/updates": "Revision" means a single correction or what you do when you revise for an exam.
2. "Subject matter" is equivalent to "subject data", whereas "matters" is used in cases like "Don't worry about matters that don't concern you".

Hope this helps
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